‘Bilal: A New Breed of Hero’ is a fictional 2015 English-language Arabic 3D computer-animated film, jointly directed by Khurram H. Alavi and Ayman Jamal. The Bangla-dubbed film will be released on popular streaming platform Bongo today.
With a story by Jamal, the screenplay of ‘Bilal’ was written by Alavi, Alex Kronemer, Michael Wolfe and Yassin Kamel.
The story’s central characters Bilal and his sister Gufaira are the children of Princess Hamama of Abyssinia. A group of robbers ambushes and kills Princess Hamama, kidnaps teenage Bilal and teenage Gufaira, takes them thousands of miles away in the desert, and later sells them as slaves to an idol merchant. Then the story of the movie continues…
‘Bilal’ was nominated in the Best Animated Feature Film category at the Asia Pacific Screen Awards.